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Over the past 100 years, height has increased for both men and women, but what factors influence height? Why might height and weight matter to health?

Tri-Ponderal Mass Index More Accurate Than BMI in Teenagers

Given the variability between height and weight during growth, tri-ponderal mass index (weight divided by height cubed) may be a more accurate way of estimating body fat among adolescents. Medscape...

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Shedding light on how humans walk, with robots

Patients walking in clinical robotic suits do not modify their gait in response to forces that are meant to alter the height of their steps, though they do respond to alterations in step length, provi...

Study finds association between father's pre-conception vitamin D intake and child height and weight at five years old

New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Porto, Portugal (17-20 May) shows that a father's vitamin D intake pre-conception is associated with his child's height and ...

Focused Exercise Program for Older Adults Improves Walking Speed and Distance

An approach that incorporates walking biomechanics and coordination was more effective than general exercise.

How to Burn More Calories Just by Walking

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Is walking sufficient cardiovascular exercise?

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Validation of an ambient measurement system (AMS) for walking speed.

Walking speed is an important indicator of worsening in a variety of neurological and neuromuscular diseases, yet typically is measured only infrequently and in a clinical setting. Passive measurement...

The effect of treadmill and overground walking on preferred walking speed and gait kinematics in healthy, physically active older adults.

Preferred walking speed (PWS) represents a performance measure of mobility in older individuals. PWS is usually assessed during overground (via a 2-40 m walkway) or treadmill walking in older adults....

How does wearable robotic exoskeleton affect overground walking performance measured with the 10-m and six-minute walk tests after a basic locomotor training in healthy individuals?

It is still unknown to what extent overground walking with a WRE is equivalent to natural overground walking without a WRE. Hence, the interpretability of the 10-m (10MWT) and six-minute (6MWT) walk t...

Effects of gait speed on the body's center of mass motion relative to the center of pressure during over-ground walking.

Preferred walking speed (PWS) reflects the integrated performance of the relevant physiological sub-systems, including energy expenditure. It remains unclear whether the PWS during over-ground walking...

Reducing gait speed affects axial coordination of walking turns.

Turning is a common feature of daily life and dynamic coordination of the axial body segments is a cornerstone for safe and efficient turning. Although slow walking speed is a common trait of old age ...

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